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with the poor children. now, margaret rosa, in a report by the center for american progress, which i think can be fairly described as a progressive think tank, says this. "the difference in actual school expenditures are often substantial because teachers' salaries are based on their experience and credits or degrees earned and because high-poverty schools have many more less experienced, lower-paid teachers and much more turnover than low-poverty schools." that's marguerite rosa explaining this problem in a report by the center for american progress. she goes on to say, "in baltimore, for example, when teachers at wog school in a high-poverty neighborhood were paid an average of $37,618, at another school in the same district the average teacher's salary was $57,000. assuming the same number of schoolteachers in each school, , the difference in dollars is $387,640 in each school." that's a lot of money per school. so under federal formula, that's considered -- quote -- "comparable" or fair so that the poor school is essentially stuck with newer, less expert teachers. this is a system designed
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